I don’t need another discount card to get lost in my purse or to bid on a silent auction item that I do not need and frankly can’t afford. There is plenty of pressure to participate in each...
I recently saw a meme that brought a harsh reality into mind: You only have 18 summers with your kids, so make each one count. While thinking about this, I’m thankful that we’ve spent the past 15 years since our first...
Last Christmas was the first year everybody knew. You know, Mom moves Buddy the Elf every night. We don’t open packages out in the open for the entire month of December because something Santa Claus “made” might be in...
Why Create a Thankfulness Week? How did we get to a point where we needed to create a thankfulness week? I remember vividly. The store was filled wall to wall with LEGOs. Bins full of new pieces to choose from....
I have learned so much from the pandemic. Parenting is as unique as a fingerprint. There is no one golden way to parent. And if 2020 didn’t show us that, I don’t know what will. We are all trying...
I am a big proponent of spending quality time with my children. Any family member, in fact. Our time is one of the most valuable gifts we can give. Yet, time isn’t created equal. I have a sibling with an...
Parenting. Most of us believe we will end up doing it. None of us are prepared for it. Sure, we took home the sack of flour, swaddled it, and gave it a name. Fast forward a bit, and maybe you took...
We are in the situation that every parent of school-aged children dreads: My first-grade son has become the target of a bully. The situation started subtly at first, with a few incidents of not-so-nice comments. The teacher handled it, the...
I took my children to the grocery store and enjoyed it. Shocker—I know. It’s possible, though. Mind you, there was a time when I would have given my left arm (let’s be real, I need my right arm) to go...
Our Disney+ subscription just paid for itself tenfold. My six-year-old son heard from a friend over the summer about a Disney movie called Zombies. When he first asked me to watch, I said no, based on the title alone....

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Free Summer Bowling for Kids in Omaha

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Have you heard the great news? Kids bowl free all summer long at participating locations thanks to the Kids Bowl Free program. We are always...